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Principal’s News – May

Principal’s News – May

Principal's News | May 21, 2015

At Woodford our world is girl-centred. In our spiritual, emotional, physical, intellectual and artistic life, a focus on the needs of girls lies at the heart of who we are. Much of what we do... Read more

A Sense of Home

Boarding | May 21, 2015

‘Creating a more homely feel’ which addresses some of the real challenges our boarders face, is at the heart of our current review of boarding.   Boarding Update - some background During... Read more

Front of School 2015

WHPA AGM – May 2015

Community | May 21, 2015

The AGM was held on 11 May with Ana Ward presenting her final President’s Report. The Accumulated Funds have grown substantially in six years and an incredible amount has been donated to the... Read more

A ‘Growth Mindset’ to Prepare for Success

Learning | May 21, 2015

In 2014 Woodford gained five NZQA scholarships across four departments, and while we celebrate this achievement, as always we believe we can be ‘better than before’. Scholarship Academy To... Read more

PORTAL Day – 29 May 2015

Learning | May 21, 2015

Do you really know what teaching and learning looks like for your daughters at Woodford? Are you aware of how the use of BYOD has changed teaching and learning in everyday activities? Schools have... Read more

Transitioning into Life Beyond School

Learning | May 21, 2015

HitIt programmes at Woodford are designed to develop specific skills and deliver useful information to assist the Year 13s in managing their responsibilities at school and the successful... Read more

It’s all about Love

Spiritual | May 21, 2015

From the moment you are born until the moment you die; and every second and every minute and every hour and every day and every month and every year and every decade, the purpose of life is God... Read more

Keep away Coughs, Colds and Flu

Wellness | May 21, 2015

Flu vaccinations have been completed for the season with 151 being vaccinated this year - more than ever before, which is great! This year Doctor Karen helped with the clinics and running them... Read more

Learning about Producer Decisions

Learning | May 21, 2015

McDonald’s is the perfect place for the Level 1 Economics class to visit to learn about producer decisions. Why does the owner decide to do what he does? Marcus Pohio is always so obliging - he... Read more

Class turns into a Rainforest

Learning | May 21, 2015

A busy Term 2 is in full swing in the Intermediate department. Highlights of our teaching and learning programme include: debating contentious issues in our social science Rainforest... Read more